Season 36, Episode 5 Dance in America: San Francisco Ballet's `Nutcracker'
First Aired: December 17, 2008
Kristi Yamaguchi introduces a San Francisco Ballet production of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker" that's set in 1915 San Francisco during the Panama Pacific International Exhibition. Clara: Maria Kochetkova. The Nutcracker Prince: Davit Karapetyan. Snow King: Pierre-François Vilanoba. Snow Queen: Yuan Yuan Tan.
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- Premiered: November 4, 1972
- Rating: TV-PG
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